The character of the wood on this kaleidoscope has a kind of swirling patteren which makes this scope just a little bit different than the rest. This is Highly figured Walnut Wood. The interior has a 3 mirror system in an oil filled cell. The trinets inside give it a most beautiful image. This as an oval shaped kaleoidoscope which also makes it somewhat unique. It is 6 1/2" long, the oval is 2 1/8" by 1 7/8". The base is also oval shaped. It is 3 18" long and 2 3/8" at it's widest point and stands 3/4" tall. This kaleidoscope is made in the USA by The Parman Brothers.